The Wisconsin Badgers have played in a lot of lopsided games in the nearly 130 years the school has had a football program.

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries it wasn't uncommon to see score differences of 50 or more points. In 1890, the Badgers trounced UW-Whitewater 106-0 at home in what is still the Badgers' greatest margin of victory in our records.

But in the modern era, such extreme blowouts have become somewhat less common for UW. Here are the season openers since 1990 with a point difference of three touchdowns or more.

Nick Heynen is the online editor for the Wisconsin State Journal and manages the newspaper's social media accounts. A Maryland native transplanted to Wisconsin, he joined the paper in 2007 as data reporter.

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